Personal: The new US President

Congratulations to Barack Obama for becoming the 44th president of the United States. Unlike many people, I’m not going to congratulate him on being the first black president. He’s the best qualified person that ran and more importantly, he’s multicultural, not just African American. For me, that’s more important that classifying using an outdated, outmoded system that doesn’t dignify our cultural history here in the United States. Continue reading

Personal: The new US President

Congratulations to Barack Obama for becoming the 44th president of the United States. Unlike many people, I’m not going to congratulate him on being the first black president. He’s the best qualified person that ran and more importantly, he’s multicultural, not just African American. For me, that’s more important that classifying using an outdated, outmoded system that doesn’t dignify our cultural history here in the United States. Continue reading

Political: Changes are Coming- Some good, some bad

First things first– Congratulations to President-elect Barack Obama. This is a man who has been open and honest in how hard it’ll be to make changes in a world where the economy has plummeted. He’s talked about compromise and honesty that it’s not just as simple as him telling Congress what to do. But, I, like others who want change, aren’t going away- we’re going to watch our new President and make sure he holds to what he says. If you didn’t hear his acceptance speech, you can read it at CNN.com. Continue reading